Getting Started with Siemens Xcelerator¶
Siemens Xcelerator is an open digital business platform that enables customers to accelerate their digital transformation easier, faster and at scale. Xcelerator provides access to a curated portfolio of connected hardware and software, a powerful ecosystem of partners, and an extensive marketplace.
Siemens Xcelerator includes three main sites which are related to digital offerings:
Marketplace - marketplace.siemens.com ¶
In the Siemens Xcelerator Marketplace you will come across a whole section dedicated to API Products. This section is called API World where you can explore the whole range of our API products, understand their business value and place your orders.
An API Product is a software solution to a business problem which consists of one or more APIs. API product can be stand-alone or an enhancement of a software product. API Products can be easily integrated with other systems, they can be updated more quickly and they offer additional flexibility and scalability for the customers.
You can find API Products Siemens is offering on the Siemens Xcelerator Marketplace in the API World section.
Developer Portal - developer.siemens.com¶
In case you are interested in the technical details of the products you can navigate to Siemens Developer Portal, which is created with holistic developer experience in mind.
You will find product documentation in the developer portal, including user guides, API references, tutorials and examples. This section is created for developers who are looking to learn how to use Siemens' products and services to build applications.
The API catalog is a valuable resource for developers who are looking to use Siemens APIs. It contains API descriptions, SDKs for popular programming languages like Java, Python or Typescript, and tools which can help developers build and test applications that use Siemens APIs.
The resources section of the Siemens Developer Portal provides a variety of resources for developers, including How-Tos, Design Systems for industrial applications, list of Siemens Open Source Projects, Playgrounds, support for low code development with Mendix and a list of Software Development Kits.
Community - community.siemens.com ¶
Built as an integral component of the Siemens Xcelerator marketplace, our community is a dynamic hub for fostering collaboration, discussion, and innovation among customers, partners, and Siemens employees. It serves as an open forum to explore the latest industry trends, obtain peer-to-peer insights, and generate trusted connections within the user network.
In the community, every user has the opportunity to carve out their unique commercial and personal identity within our comprehensive digital ecosystem. It has been designed to catalyze active participation, equipping users with the tools they need to contribute to their business's ongoing success seamlessly.
In essence, the Siemens Xcelerator community is not just a platform — it's a conduit for collaborative growth, leading-edge innovation, and dynamic digital transformation. Together, we are accelerating the future of business, today.